LOS ANGELES (AP) - State fire officials blamed power lines coming into contact with trees for sparking four Northern California wildfires last October that incinerated more than 130 buildings. In a statement released Friday, officials indicated three of the fires could have been prevented if Pacific Gas & Electric Co. had made more efforts to keep trees clear of its power lines. PG&E says it is reviewing those conclusions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives has been put on hold _ at least for now. The ruling handed down by a judge on Thursday found the 2016 law was unconstitutional. The state attorney general's office was expected to appeal.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A proposal to create health care price controls in California that attracted national attention has died. The state's Assembly Appropriations Committee declined to advance the measure ahead of a crucial deadline Friday. Democratic Assemblyman Ash Kalra of San Jose says he'll continue working on his bill next year. It would have allowed the state government to set prices for hospital stays, doctor visits, hip replacements and any other health care services.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alicia Silverstone is divorcing her husband of nearly 13 years. The "Clueless" actress filed for divorce from Christopher Jarecki on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The two have been separated for two years. Divorce documents say the 41-year-old Silverstone and the 47-year-old Jarecki will share custody of their 7-year-old son.
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A two vehicle crash left one person critically injured Friday in Emerald Hills, according to authorities.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Californians Aware, a statewide group that advocates for government transparency, Friday expressed concern over a soon-to-take- effect San Diego Unified School District policy to delete most emails after one year.
Millions of Southern Californians will be taking to the roads and airways Friday as the Memorial Day travel crunch goes into high gear, and the large crowds will likely test the patience of motorists and airline passengers.
Several good Samaritans, including a grandmother, disregarded their own safety today when they helped subdue and disarm a knife- waving man who attacked the driver of a bus full of schoolchildren in a rural neighborhood in southeastern San Diego County.
An animal known as the San Quintin Kangaroo rat and native to Baja California is back from the brink of extinction.
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, San Diego Blood Bank CEO David Wellis today encouraged those who haven't recently donated blood to consider scheduling an appointment.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is famous for its expansive habitats featuring African and Asian species. The all-new Walkabout Australia gives park guests a view into a new region of the world with interesting and unique species.
Dr. Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL, wants to help girls play big, dream bigger, and have a game plan to turn dreams into reality at her upcoming GRRRIDIRON GIRLS Flag Football Camp!